Stingray City Snorkeling

The 8th most popular snorkel dive spot in Grand Cayman.

North of Georgetown and east of West Bay, the snorkelling at Stingray City is world-renowned for its upclose Southern Stingray experience. When snorkeling at Stingray City, you will be surrounded by about twenty of semi-tame Southern Stingrays in the wild in about 12 foot deep water.

The access to Stingray City in North Sound is by boat only; there are numerous charter snorkelling Stingray City tours. Keep in mind that this place is very popular with the cruiseship passengers and can be very crowded at times.

After a long day of snorkeling at Stingray City, you might want to grab a cool, refreshing drink at Bar Jack, Tiki Beach or the Wreck Bar at Rum Point.

To reach the snorkeling on Grand Cayman Island by air, you will fly into the Owen Roberts International Airport (GCM). Once on Grand Cayman Island, the snorkeling dive sites are easily accessed by renting either a scooter or jeep, both of which are common means of transportation on the island. There is also a public bus that covers most regions of the island. When departing the Cayman Islands, there is a departure tax of $37.50USD. This tax may be included in the airline ticket, but you will want to verify in advance.

Overall, Stingray City is the 8th most popular snorkel dive spot of all 19 snorkeling dives in Grand Cayman.

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Stingray City Snorkeling Map



Local Contact(s):  Cayman Islands Tourism (345) 949-0623; Ambassador Divers (345) 949-8839; Bob Soto Reef Divers (345) 949-2022

Recommended Book:  "Snorkeling Cayman Islands" from Lonely Planet

Recommended Map:  "Stingray City Dive Map" from Art To Media

Best Season:  Dec. - May

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Eldemires Tropical Island Inn; Turtle Nest Inn, Bodden Town

Luxury Loding:  Sunset House (800) 854-4767; Westin Casuarina Resort (345) 945-3800

Breakfast Restaurant:  Eats Cafe; Cimboco

Reference Source:  click here

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  10/23/2016

ID:  22952

Stingray City Snorkeling Map


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